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A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Twelve

A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Twelve

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

This week I continue my “tour” through the 2015 edition of A Guide Book of United States Coins, now starting with page 41. This week’s subject is William Wood, an English entrepreneur who in 1722 obtained a patent or franchise from King George I to make tokens to be distributed in Ireland and in America. 
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A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Eleven

A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Eleven

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

I continue my tour through the 2015 edition of A Guide Book of United States Coins, and encourage you to follow me. (The 2016 edition is now in circulation, but not widely distributed.)  This week’s discussion is centered on page 41. 

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that Stack’s Bowers Galleries founder Q. David Bowers did an exclusive interview with CoinWeek’s Charles Morgan? Click here to watch the informative video discussing some numismatic history in the making and the upcoming sale of the D. Brent Pogue Rare Coin Cabinet.

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A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Ten

A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Ten

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

I continue my tour of A Guide Book of United States Coins. You can follow along in the 2015 edition, beginning on page 40. Seeking coins relating to colonial America has been a popular pursuit for many years. Today the Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) provides a meeting place for enthusiasts. Check out their website and learn more. This group was founded in 1993 by Michael Hodder and has grown rapidly since.

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A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Nine

A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Nine

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

I continue my tour of A Guide Book of United States Coins, based on the 2015 edition. You can follow along by turning to page 39 of that text. In addition to what is in that familiar red-covered book, I give other details. This part of the tour will focus on the silver coins of Maryland.

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